Anjlee Agarwal (www.anjleeagarwal.co.in) is accessibility and mobility specialist, researcher and author, well-known in Asia Pacific region. She co-founded Samarthyam, National Centre for Accessible Environments in 1993. She is Member CSO-Standing Committee, NITI Aayog, Government of India which is responsible for implementation of Sustainable Development Goals.
Promoting Sustainable and livable societies is her mission and she is passionate about people-friendly spaces where mobility is without barriers. Her pioneering efforts in the past 25 years have resulted in launching of flagship “Accessible India Campaign” by Prime Minister’s office and Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India to make India accessible. Anjlee has authored several universal accessibility manuals, guidelines and codes for Bureau of Indian Standards and Indian Roads Congress. Her advocacy efforts on accessibility in public transport system have resulted in introduction of low floor buses in India and making of Mass Rapid Transit Systems & Mass rapid Transit Systems universally accessible.